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EU Defense Washington Forum

July 8, 2020 - July 9, 2020

This event is organized by the European Union and the Foreign Policy Program at the Brookings Institution. For the most updated information and to register, please visit their web event page.

Please register to receive updates and a link to the EU Defense Washington Forum webcast.

About this Event

The EU Defense Washington Forum will be held online on

  • July 8, Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
  • July 9, Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The EU Defense Washington Forum, organized by the European Union and the Foreign Policy Program at the Brookings Institution, will convene leaders, policy makers and experts in the field of security and defense from the United States and the European Union for a virtual discussion on the pressing security matters facing the transatlantic community.

With the ongoing COVID pandemic contributing to global instability, taking a toll on national budgets, and impacting multinational training exercises, security officials all over the world are forced to reckon with this new normal, and the new challenges that come with it.

This year’s forum will discuss the impacts of COVID on transatlantic security, as well as a host of other timely topics ranging from 5G and AI to EU-US-NATO cooperation and more.

In its 9th year, the annual EU Defense Washington Forum is known for bringing together thoughtful insight and strategic perspectives from both sides of the Atlantic.

Full schedule and list of speakers will be published shortly.

If you are a US defense stakeholder and have specific questions about this event, please email:


July 8, 2020
July 9, 2020
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